Category Archives: 2013

Monthly observations on spiritual matters during 2013

Make Room

“But many who are first will be last, and the last first.” Matthew 19:30 The moon was so bright during December. When it reached fullness before Christmas it rose dramatically in the east and hung round and silver throughout the … Continue reading

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Trifecta

“And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” 1 Corinthians 13:13 Hope gets short shrift, in my opinion. Is it any wonder, the way we throw the word around? Hope is deemed lame in … Continue reading

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On Tangles and Tenacity

“To execute on them the written judgment – this honor have all His saints.” Psalm 149:9 There have been a couple of time the Holy Spirit spoke to me through a situation. I wrote about one in March 2002 (see … Continue reading

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The Road Not Taken

The Lord of Hosts has sworn, saying, “Surely, as I have thought, so it shall come to pass, And as I have purposed, so it shall stand: That I will break the Assyrian in My land, And on My mountains … Continue reading

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Lateral Skills

“Real love isn’t our love for God, but His love for us. God sent His Son to be the sacrifice by which our sins are forgiven.” 1 John 4:10 Contemporary English Version Is it possible we use the word “love” … Continue reading

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Insidious

“The lamp of the body is the eye, if therefore your eye is good, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If therefore the light … Continue reading

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Twisted

“These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 “Double, double, toil and trouble; Fire burn, … Continue reading

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What The World Needs Now Is Love, Sweet Love

“And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” 1 Corinthians 13:13 “Love’s the only thing that there’s just too little of.” Don’t we display a gamut of beliefs as a nation? No, I’m … Continue reading

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You’re Not That Lost

“…for in Him we live and move and have our being…” Acts 17:28 A friend and former colleague died suddenly and violently in April. The first time I met him, years ago, he held the highest position in our organization. … Continue reading

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Mistaken Identity

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ, just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we … Continue reading

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Mission Impossible

“But Jesus looked at them and said, ‘With men it is impossible, but not with God; for with God all things are possible.” Mark 10:27 I’m really glad Brian De Palma and Company brought the wonderful spy thriller Mission Impossible … Continue reading

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Center of the Universe

“He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also He has put eternity in their hearts, except that no one can find out the work that God does from beginning to end.” Ecclesiastes 3:11 One summer night, sometime during the … Continue reading

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